syngamy

noun

syn·​ga·​my ˈsiŋ-gə-mē How to pronounce syngamy (audio)
: sexual reproduction by union of gametes : fertilization

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary

First Known Use

1904, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of syngamy was in 1904

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“Syngamy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/syngamy. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

syngamy

noun
syn·​ga·​my ˈsiŋ-gə-mē How to pronounce syngamy (audio)
plural syngamies
: sexual reproduction by union of gametes

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